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Picture-Frame Ornaments

Steps:12
Ornaments with photos of your friends and family are a great way to decorate your Christmas tree.
Materials
  • Photographs
  • Ornament Template 1
  • Ornament Template 2
  • Ornament Template 3
  • Ornament Template 4
  • Ornament Template 5
  • Heavy-duty (80-pound) card stock
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • Hole punch
  • White glue
  • Glitter
  • Wax paper
  • Dresden embellishment
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Poncho

Steps:7
Materials
  • Poncho diagram
  • 2 yards wool fabric or twin-sized wool blanket
  • Scissors, rotary cutter, and ruler
  • 8-inch frying pan
  • Tailor chalk
  • Sewing machine and coordinating thread
  • 7 yards 1/2-inch double-fold bias tape in coordinating color
  • 6 buttons
  • Hand-sewing needle
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Wool Blanket

Steps:7
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Clip-Art Craft: Friendly Flock

Steps:8
Feather your Easter or spring party table with a mother hen and her brood of chicks. Hyacinths nest within the centerpiece, and candy peeps out from the hatchlings, which serve as favors. Your guests will cluck their approval.
Materials
  • Chicken template
  • Heavyweight matte paper
  • Printer
  • Scissors
  • Bone folder
  • Glue stick
  • Small white paper bags in two sizes (3 inches wide by 2 inches deep, and 6 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep)
  • Cellophane bags
  • Ribbon
  • Flowers
  • Twine
  • Low vase or glass
  • Hen template
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Wheat Grass Table Runner/Centerpiece

Steps:6
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Pumpkin Lantern

Steps:5
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Paper Party Crafts

Steps:2
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Sidewalk Chalk

Steps:5
It's easy to make your own sidewalk chalk using just a few household items.
Materials
  • Cardboard tube (saved from center of paper towels, toilet paper, wrapping papers, tinfoil, etc.)
  • Scissors
  • Duct tape
  • Freezer paper
  • 32-ounce plastic containers (saved yogurt containers work great)
  • Tempera paint in a variety of colors
  • 1 cup water
  • Mixing spoon
  • 1 1/2 cups Plaster of Paris
  • Rubber spatula
  • Cooling rack
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Mother's Day Journal

Steps:3
For a Mother's Day gift that's sure to be treasured, create a handmade journal or keepsake book using book block paper, linen, and ribbon.
Materials
  • 2-inch-wide ribbon, cut 2 inches longer than the book's length
  • Chipboard, or the back covers of used notebooks
  • Linen or other fabric
  • Book block paper
  • Double-sided adhesive paper, such as Twin-Tac
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